[vsnet-alert 21712] PNV J06501960+3002449: new transient (12.6 mag) in Gemini

Patrick Schmeer pasc1312-aavso@yahoo.de via vsnet-alert vsnet-alert at ooruri.kusastro.kyoto-u.ac.jp
Mon Dec 18 06:02:24 JST 2017

PNV J06501960+3002449  (UG:)

RA 06h50m19.60s, DEC +30°02'44.9" (J2000.0)
2017 Dec. 17.5453 UT, 12.6 mag (CCD, unfiltered)
Discoverer: Shizuo Kaneko (Kakegawa, Shizuoka-ken, Japan)

"2017 12 17.545 UT
Discovered by S. Kaneko, Shizuoka-ken, Japan, with on
13-s exposure on four frames using Canon 6D digital
camera + f/3.2 200-mm lens under the limiting mag =
15.7, who writes that nothing is visible at this
location on two frames taken on December 11 and 12 UT.
There is a faint star (mag.= 17.5) at end figures
19s.55, 42".8 on USNO-A2 catalog."

Follow-up reports:

Time-resolved photometry, precise astrometry, and
spectroscopy are urgently required.

Clear skies,

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